The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday evening, confirmed 457 new cases of coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.
The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 44,890 which includes 32,165 discharged cases and 927 deaths.
Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Lagos recording the highest number of new confirmed cases.
457 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
927 deaths pic.twitter.com/Nzupdh7X2i
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 5, 2020